Barney B. Regen ’58

Mr. Barney Brooks Regen, of Dickson, Tennessee passed away on Monday, May 23, 2022, in Dickson, Tennessee, he was 86 years old.

Mr. Regen was born February 29, 1936, in Nashville to the late Eugene Marshall Regen, Sr. and Laverne Cummins Regen.

He attended Duncan School and Montgomery Bell Academy and was a graduate of Davidson College (1958) and Vanderbilt University School of Law (1968). Prior to law school, he served in the U.S. Army Counterintelligence Corps in Europe, and upon graduation, he entered the practice of law in Dickson with his friend and mentor, Roger G. White.

Mr. Regen is survived by his beloved wife, Catharine Louise Emmert Regen; by his sons, Barney Brooks Regen, Jr. (Sandra), of Murfreesboro, and Benjamin Cummins Regen (Jennifer), of Dickson; by his grandsons, Clinton Buell Emmert Regen, Judah Benjamin Regen, and James Allen Emmert Regen, all of Dickson; by his granddaughter, Amanda Lydia Saxer, of Terre Haute, Indiana; by his brothers, Eugene Marshall Regen, Jr. and David Marvin Regen, both of Nashville; and by his precious dog “Nibbles.” He and Catharine had been married for over 62 years at the time of his death.

Visitation with the family will be Thursday, May 26, 2022 from 1:00 to 5:00 PM at Taylor Funeral Home. His remains will be buried with the ashes of a former pet in a private ceremony for family members.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Dickson Community Clinic; the Humane Society of Dickson County, Tennessee; and to Disabled American Veterans. A kindness shown to someone in need would be especially welcome.